In this section you can find information about BECOMING A BEEKEEPER, things you will need to consider like equipment and where you can find support.

There is a page of FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS, we hope that it will answer your queries and give you food for thought. Bees are quite amazing!

Under the GARDENING heading there are useful tips on to help make your garden pollinator friendly.

GETTING BEES advises on what you should look for to make sure that your bees are off to a good start when you first get a nucleus colony.

You do not need to keep bees to help pollinators (including bumble bees, solitary bees and honey bees). HELP POLLINATORS provides a list of simple things you can do as an individual that will make a positive difference to pollinators in your area.

The first thing that some people think of when you mention the word 'bee' is STINGS. Bees do not want to sting and here you can read when and why bees might sting; how to minimise the chances that you might be stung; what a sting is and its effects: what you can do if you are stung.